July 4, 2022

Mike FafardBuck Pegg, Founder of Chaparral Boats, recently announced the expanded role of Mike Fafard, currently Chaparral and Robalo’s Senior Vice President of Engineering and Design to include Senior Vice President of Manufacturing.

Buck Pegg will continue as Executive Vice President of Chaparral and Robalo Boats with oversight responsibilities for all operations.

Mike Fafard joined the company in 2005 as the Head of Engineering and Design and has been instrumental in directing and leading a team that has consistently introduced innovative designs and brought award winning products to market. Chaparral and Robalo are market share leaders with a diverse product line. Mike has a tenured career in the marine industry that has spanned more than 30 years.

Mike will now lead the manufacturing operations with a team comprised of more than 700 employees.

According to Buck Pegg “Mike has exhibited the talent, passion and strong work ethic to expand his role and further the critical integration of engineering and manufacturing. I am confident in his abilities to lead both teams. With his strong character, respect for the employees, exemplary work ethic and passion for the brands, I am confident in Mike’s ability to successfully lead Chaparral and Robalo well into the future.”

Mike Fafard, “I am humbled and honored for the opportunity to lead both the manufacturing and engineering teams at Chaparral and Robalo Boats. These iconic brands have an exceptional tradition of quality, innovation, and product design and together, with our talented people, we will continue this clear and focused mission.”

Changing Scene

  • Prev
When Brent S., entered Blackfoot Motosports, his local Yamaha dealer in Calgary, to claim his $500 ...
Navigare Yachting is pleased to announce its partnership with Group Island Spirit (GIS) to ...
2022-2023 Supplement is the largest printed to date with 20 new and revised standards including ...
On August 3, 2022, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced the formation of Navico Group, which ...
Sea-Dog Line, ARCO Marine and Meguiar’s are the winners of the 2022 National Marine Distributors ...
Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), has announced a partnership with ...
Entries are being accepted for the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards now through August 16, 2022. One of ...
Boateka, Brunswick Corporation’s (NYSE:BC) certified pre-owned boat business, has announced that it ...
Parks Canada has just released an Up-to-Date Big Chute Marine Railway Status Webpage with weekly ...
On July 11, 2022, Taiga Motors Corporation (TSX: TAIG) ("Taiga" or the "Company"), a leading ...

Boating Industry Canada News Week

 

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh Digest with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

Missed an Issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week? If you're looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada News Week Archives.

Not signed up for News Week? Subscribe here

 

 

 

 

 

Launchings

  • Prev
This summer, there’s a new way to get to a vacationers’ paradise in the Baltic Sea: a ...
Hobie, a leading manufacturer of premium kayaks and watersport products, has launched the newest ...
MasterCraft Boat Company announces the XT22 T as the newest member of the XT family, featuring a ...
The MJM 42 is a uniquely styled Carolina Downeast cruising design. The highest evolution of a ...
Wellcraft, a legendary brand is moving to push limits with a new generation of game-changers in the ...
Sea Ray is proud to announce two new models that will redefine the brand’s premium SLX line – the ...

Motorized Water HomeMotorized Water Homes in Canada

The agreement solidifies the exclusive distribution of Navisyo Homes in the Ontario Region in Canada.

• YACHT Solutions Canada and the Navisyo Group have created a distribution partnership that.

provides an attractive and affordable alternative to waterfront property.

• The partnership facilitates the purchase of a home on the water for community heroes such as police, firefighters, teachers, military and medical professionals in Canada.

Read More


 

Everglades Boats announces new additions to sales and marketing team

Everglades BoatsEverglades Boats, an industry-leading designer and builder of premium offshore fishing boats, announces the expansion of its Sales and Marketing team with the addition of two key members.

Matt Holloway has been named Director of Business Development. In this capacity, Matt will oversee the continued expansion of Everglades’ dealer network and will support dealer partners in providing the exceptional purchasing and ownership experience that Everglades strives to provide every day. Most recently, Matt was Senior Key Account Manager for Navico, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics. Matt holds a B.A. from Radford University and maintains a 100-ton captain’s license.

Read More